Short Essay Questions Key
1. What does Betty Lou suffer from, and how does it affect her life?
Betty Lou suffers from Agoraphobia which means she is afraid to leave her house and be out in normal society. She never leaves her house and has all her food and necessities delivered to her.
2. How does Stargirl meet Dootsie?
Stargirl meets Dootsie when she opens her eyes after meditating one day and sees Dootsie's little 5 year old face staring at her with her nose almost touching her own.
3. What does Dootsie do to frighten her mother one day?
Dootsie frightens her mother one day when she comes over to Stargirl's house early in the morning, still in her pajamas, to see Stargirl's pet rat. She doesn't ask her mother's permission before leaving, so her mother gets scared not knowing where she is.
4. What does Stargirl miss the most about her last home?
What Stargirl misses most about her last home is her ex-boyfriend, Leo. She is still in love with him, and this whole book is a long letter written to him.
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